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Dalai Lama concerned about global warming in cloudburst-hit Leh

August 15, 2010

Sify (India)
August 13, 2010

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on
Wednesday that the world needs to pay attention
to the impact of Global Warming seriously and
look at it as the biggest environmental issue.

Talking to ANI at Amritsar, Dalai Lama expressed
his deep condolences to the people who died due
to cloudburst in Leh, as he said: "All what
happened in Leh is very very sad. These are all
natural disasters. What we can do is pray for the
victims and also offer condolences to the
surviving family members and give donations for their rehabilitation."

Dalai Lama also said that the natural disaster in
Pakistan, fire in Russia calls for attention. He
said as per ecologists these are the symptoms of
global warming and it is very sad.

The Tibetal Spiritual Leader said that
preservation of ecology should be part of our
daily life. Ahimsa, which is the tradition and
culture of Bharat, was relevant in the present time.

Dalai Lama was in the holy city of Amritsar for a
night halt on his way to Dharmshala from New
Delhi. By Ravinder Singh Robin (ANI)
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